Grateful Dead Live at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium on 1973-06-10
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Grateful Dead Live at Robert F. Kennedy Stadium on 1973-06-10
- Publication date
- 1973-06-10 ( check for other copies)
- Audience, Matt Smith, 24 bit, Monte Barry
- Grateful Dead
- DeadLists Project
Morning Dew, Beat It On Down The Line, Ramble On Rose, Jack Straw, Wave That Flag#, Looks Like Rain, Box Of Rain, They Love Each Other, The Race Is On, Row Jimmy, El Paso, Bird Song, Playin' In The Band
Eyes Of The World > Stella Blue, Big River, Here Comes Sunshine, Around And Around, Dark Star > He's Gone > Wharf Rat > Truckin', Sugar Magnolia
It Takes A Lot To Laugh It Takes A Train To Cry*^, That's Alright Mama*^, Promised Land*, Not Fade Away* > Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad* > Drums* > Not Fade Away*, Johnny B. Goode*
Wet Willie And The Allman Brothers Band Opened
* - w/ Butch Trucks, Dickey Betts And Merl Saunders
^ - First Time Played
# - Last Time Played
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|Beat It On Down The Line|
|Ramble On Rose|
|Wave That Flag|
|Looks Like Rain|
|Box Of Rain|
|They Love Each Other|
|The Race Is On|
|Playing In The Band|
|Eyes Of The World >|
|Here Comes Sunshine|
|Around And Around|
|Dark Star >|
|He's Gone >|
|Wharf Rat >|
|It Takes A Lot To Laugh It Takes A Train To Cry|
|That's All Right, Mama|
|The Promised Land|
|Not Fade Away >|
|Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad >|
|Not Fade Away|
|Johnny B. Goode|
-- this is a major upgrade in sound quality
-- replaces Monte's shnid 90351
-- these transfers are fixed up pretty good
-- Morning Dew has SBD patch from 07:02.5 until 07:14.2, due to accidental pause/unpause by taper
-- PITB has AUD patch from 05:30.8 until 06:10, due to reel change
-- PITB set-ending announcement has SBD patch
-- Eyes Of The World has AUD patch at start until 14:52.5, due to taper getting stoned during break
-- Big River has AUD patch at start until 00:02.6
-- Around And Around has SBD patch at end from 05:13.9 to 05:41, "We're gonna tune up real good"
-- He's Gone has SBD patch from 14:30.2 to 14:48.2 (ending), due to reel flip
-- Wharf Rat has SBD patch from the start to 00:12.5, due to reel flip
-- That's Alright Mama has SBD patch from 06:11.2 to 08:59.5, due to tape damage
-- GDTRFB has SBD patch from 04:42.3 to 5:05.3, due to reel flip
-- I cleaned up most of the glitches, and I tagged the files
SBD patch Source and Lineage: shnid 90979
transferred by David Hollister and G.S. Hamilton
MR > PCM > cassette > DAT > CD > EAC > SHN
AUD patch Source and Lineage: shnid 89681
taped by Bill Gadsden
(FOB) Unknown Mics > Cassette Master > Reel (1/4 Track - 7.5 ips)
transferred and mastered by Charlie Miller
Reel (Sony TC-366) > Korg MR-1000 > Samplitude Pro 10.02 > FLAC
This AUD recording epitomizes the very best of the Grateful Dead "live sound" for the time. The prototype Wall of Sound is nailed by Alembic and the sound crew for this show. Set within an outdoor Stadium, this close-up infield FOB spatially captures sound from the two Aux PA towers on the infield, behind the taper. This sound delay adds a touch of ear candy as it rolls around the stadium. June 9 was my first time taping. June 10 was a Modal Spectacle. These shows at RFK Stadium were by far the best sound I ever heard come out of a PA System, period. It was a sensational orgy of sound.
Matt Smith did a great job transferring these tapes of mine! Thank you!
- 2012-07-08 01:36:45
- transferred by Matt Smith; MAC tapes > Nak BX300 > Apogee Mini Me > Mini DAC (monitoring/mastering) > Lynx One soundcard > Wavelab 5.0 > 24/96 FLACs > Samplitude Pro 7.22 > TLH > CD Tag
- Washington, DC
- Run time
- Source: taped and remastered by Monte Barry; Sony TC 2850SD portable stereo cassette recorder Sony ECM 99 single-point stereo mic is hand-held on mic-stand shaft, with arm raised up FOB center infield, between sbd platform and stage platform;
- Taped by
- Monte Barry
- Transferred by
- Matt Smith
Subject: In Formless reflection of Matter
to break out the Dark Star
and they don't skimp on it either
Yet it is probably that 3rd set that steals the night
Maybe as close to a JGB vibe at a Dead show.
I have to digress just a little here
When Tom Petty & Dylan opened for the Dead in 86
I had the privilege of being in attendance.
And it was DC hot & humid
I was sitting in the second tier behind the stage
and this worker is covering up the BUDWEISER sign
that was pretty large facing toward
the back of the stage and the crowd,
I asked him what he was doing
and he said "The Dead don't do Corporate"
I always remembered that.
Kinda reminded me of Marley
"Rasta don't work for no C.I.A"
Well,the show starts with Petty & 'Encino Man' Dylan
and not sure which night but this girl gets on her guys shoulders
and starts shaking her money makers.
That left an indelible impression.
and like a car wreck
it was impossible not to look
The Night with Dylan sitting in with the band was the highlight of that weekend and Bob Dylan really blew me away.
that was the main point how RFK 73
and RFK 86 had that musical guest connection.
Now back to 1973-RFK
when Garcia finally broke out
Train to Cry
I saw it at MSG
It reminded me of how ahead of its time 6/10/73
will always be.
Anyway, this is another one of those gigs
that was essential to the cassete carrier
Subject: Sweet Memories!
This was my third show, (yes, I'm getting old) -I'd already been enveloped in the joy of the day before. Got some good photos on the ninth. It was a very special afternoon and night- I'll never forget it. The performance live was definately better than what you get from the SNBDs loaded here. They were so ON I was in heaven. I drifted here and there only about 30 ft. from the stage, dead center. Listening to the first few bars of this Morning Dew again literally gives me goosebumps. The day before was amazing, and I hardly expected them to surpass it, but they did. And the 98 deg. heat both days didn't really phase us much, because we were so stoked, and high from the music.
I'm a big fan of Birdsong, largely for the jams they did within it, and this one is the longest I know of...beautifully rendered. PITB follows to end the first set, and by this time it was completely dark...and we all got a mind-blowing surprise. Right when the final bars of Playin' started, the refrain, someone in the sound booth out in the audience set off some major fireworks. So, during the final chords of the song, we get this visual extravaganza, everybody with their heads tilted back, gazing up in major euphoria.
Even though a bit of the magic from how extremely tight they were is lost in these recordings, it's still a great stream, especially Charlie's transfer. Buy yourself a really good desktop stereo if you haven't already, and enjoy!
Subject: what a grateful day
keep up the good work... thx
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